printable

[ prin-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˈprɪn tə bəl /
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adjective

capable of being printed.
suitable for publication; fit to print.

Origin of printable

First recorded in 1830–40; print + -able
Related formsprint·a·bil·i·ty, print·a·ble·ness, nounnon·print·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for printable

printable

/ (ˈprɪntəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being printed or of producing a print
suitable for publication
Derived Formsprintability or printableness, noun
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Word Origin and History for printable

printable


adj.

1820 as "capable of being printed;" 1838 as "suitable to be published in print," from print (v.) + -able. Related: Printability.

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